1979 in jazz

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1979 in jazz
031 Lionel Hampton (4), Wild Bill Davis, Chubby Jackson.jpg
Decade 1970s in jazz
Music 1979 in music
Standards List of post-1950 jazz standards
See also 1978 in jazz1980 in jazz
List of years in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1979.

Events[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

Don Menza with the Louie Bellson Orchestra at the 1979 Concord Jazz Festival

June[edit]

July[edit]

September[edit]

Unknown date[edit]

Album releases[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January
  • 5Charles Mingus (56), American upright-bassist, composer and bandleader.
  • 31Grant Green (43), American guitarist and composer.
May
August
  • 25Stan Kenton (67), American pianist and composer.
September

Births[edit]

April
June
August
  • 20Jamie Cullum, British singer/songwriter, pianist, radio personality

December

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  14. ^ Yanow, Scott. Oscar Peterson - Digital at Montreux at AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
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  19. ^ "Dave Brubeck Back Home CD". CD Universe. Retrieved 2010-11-28. 
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  21. ^ "Lesli Dalaba, Wayne Horvitz, Polly Bradfield - Trumpet Songs And Dances". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-11-28. 
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